Oskaloosa http://iowapublicradio.org en News Buzz: Obamacare Fix and Cholesterol Guidelines http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-obamacare-fix-and-cholesterol-guidelines <p>While support to reduce prison sentences has been growing, Iowa State University sociologist <a href="http://www.soc.iastate.edu/staff/delisi.html">Matt DeLisi</a> <a href="http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2013/11/12/delisioffenderreduction">recently testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee</a> that for certain offenders this would be a mistake.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 19:32:31 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 32197 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Obamacare Fix and Cholesterol Guidelines Regional Airport Project Experiences Turbulence http://iowapublicradio.org/post/regional-airport-project-experiences-turbulence <p></p><p>Plans to build a new regional airport are underway in south central Iowa’s Mahaska County. Two existing airports – in Oskaloosa and Pella would close – and a new consolidated one would provide services to large companies in the area. Iowa Public Radio’s Clay Masters reports on the fight over whether or not a new regional airport will help the area economy.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:14:00 +0000 Clay Masters 32153 at http://iowapublicradio.org Regional Airport Project Experiences Turbulence Mammoth Bones and Iowa's Barefoot Runner http://iowapublicradio.org/post/mammoth-bones-and-iowas-barefoot-runner <p>An Iowa man and his sons made a huge discovery on their Oskaloosa farm recently. Now scientists are in the process of excavating a mammoth skeleton.&nbsp; We&rsquo;ll hear what they hope to learn from the find. Then, 18-year-old&nbsp;Rae&nbsp;Heim of Carroll&nbsp;is running barefoot across the country this year from Boston to Huntington Beach, CA. Tue, 26 Jun 2012 19:41:38 +0000 Ben Kieffer 3783 at http://iowapublicradio.org Mammoth Bones and Iowa's Barefoot Runner